According to legend, Tabu once saved an old witch-doctor from a terrible jungle death... And in return for the favor, the witch-doctor gave Tabu an extra sense (know as a 6th sense) which made him supreme in jungle-land,were he can leap higher than the leopard, able to soar through the wind with more speed than the eagle.
dart through the water more swiftly than the shark. This sixth sense, in addition to his human intelligence, and his long experience with wild-life, has made him a real wizard of the jungle, and has taught him to be a foe of all that is evil and unjust among the jungle-born. With these powers Tabu uses them to fight evil were it rear it's ugly head .
He was created by Fletcher Hanks, who made the first two stories about him.